Saturday, 24 March 2018

Functions of NGOs in a Country


Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) are non-profit, non-political, voluntary organizations that work for different areas. NGOs can be

Local,
City-based,
National
International

Prominent NGOs: The Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee (BRAC), Grameen Bank, Proshika, ASA, etc.

BRAC has been ranked the number one NGO in the world by the Geneva-based NGO Advisor.


NGOs cover a wide range of rural and urban development activities including:

1. Microcredit

2. Training & Skill Development

3. Education

4. Health and Sanitation,

5. Relief and Rehabilitation,

6. Family planning,

7. Mother and Childcare.

8. Women Empowerment

9. Environment and Climate change
Bangladesh Environmental Lawyers Association (BELA) and Forum of Environmental Journalist Association of Bangladesh (FEJB).

10. Legal Aid & related issues

11. Human Rights

12. Migration

13. Urban Development

14. Charity

15. Research

16. Advocacy

17. Development of Infrastructure

18. Care for elderly people,

19. Child rights,

20. Wildlife Conservation,

21. Animal Rights,

22. Refugee Crisis

23. Other income generating activities. 


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